Nurses are a vital resource for achieving health and development goals. They are the backbone of the healthcare system in India.

Capacity building of Nurses is important in order to guide them in their contribution to the development of nursing services in India, to ensure the provision of quality and safe essential health services to the people


To build a framework that allows to train nurses equipping them with updated practical hands-on knowledge and skills required to promote and practice up-to-date patient centric care for managing common Non-communicable diseases- Diabetes and Hypertension.

The program content will draw on the rich and diverse resources available within the NCD domain following the NPCDCS guidelines. The modules will equip nurses to provide standardized and quality counselling, care and support services to the people to prevent and manage Non-Communicable Diseases (Diabetes and Hypertension). Empowering the nurses with knowledge on will help in reducing the overall burden of diabetes and hypertension management since nurses hold the transformative power to tackle these disorders by providing patient-centered care.

Mode of training:



Basic & Advanced

Duration of training:

16 –20 hours

Course Completion timeline:

3 months


Nurses will receive a course completion certificate through AIIMS Jodhpur, 3 CNE credits for Basic module and 2 CNE credits for Advanced module

Process for enrolment of nurses

This platform is open and free to all the nurses in India.

  • Registration - Nurse receives the link and registers on the platform entering the basic information like name, email id, place of work etc.
  • Pre-assessment - Nurse will be taken through a pre-assessment questionnaire and based on the score from the pre-assessment questionnaire the respective modules will be visible
  • Training - Nurse will start taking the training on his/her own pace. At the end of each lesson a self-assessment questionnaire is available to assess the nurse on the understanding of the lesson
  • Post Assessment - Once of all the lessons in the module, nurses will be taken through the assessment questionnaire for the module
  • Certification – Upon clearing the assessment questionnaire, nurses will be given a course completion certificate which they could leverage for applying to CME credits

Advisory board for Skilling Program

Prof. Suresh Sharma

Professor & Principal, College of Nursing, AIIMS, Jodhpur

Prof. Lata Venkatesh

Principal, College of Nursing, AIIMS New Delhi

Dr Rathi Balachandran

Additional Director General (Nursing), Nursing Division, DGHS, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi

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Dr. Asha Sharma

Vice President, Indian Nursing Council

Dr. Roopa Shivashankar

Scientist-E, NCD Division, ICMR, New Delhi

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Dr. Kuldeep Singh

Dean Academics, AIIMS Jodhpur

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Dr. Sanjay Kalra

Endocrinologist, Bharti Hospital

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Dr. M. K. Garg

Professor and Head General Medicine, AIIMS Jodhpur

Dr. Anil Kukreja

VP Medical Affairs, AstraZeneca

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Mr. Amrit Hinduja

Lead India-Sweden Healthcare Innovation Centre

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